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BLUE STREAM GOBY (Sicyopus lagocephalus)

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Males become very colourful during the rainy season, with bluish to greenish sides, with an orange to red caudal fin. Females are brownish to greyish with a whitish belly, 6-8 dusky to blackish saddles often along the back and tail base, often dusky streaks and spots and a blackish mid-lateral stripe on the sides.
Found in fast-flowing coastal rainforest streams in northern Queensland where they cling to the rocky bottom with their fused pelvic fins.
Video of Blue Streamgobies showing breeding coloration in an aquarium.
Video of a male trying to entice a female into his nesting chamber.
Video of Blue Streamgobies in the wild on Sulawesi, Indonesia.

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